DC Bar Seminar Looks At Ethics For Litigators

Monday, December 6, 2010 - 01:00

On Wednesday, January 5, the DC Bar is offering Ethics for District of Columbia Litigators. The seminar will be at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K. Street, NW, Washington DC and will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 11.45 a.m.

This course will use a hypothetical set of facts to explore the ethical dilemmas that arise in litigation and trial-related contexts. It covers topics such as meritorious claims and non-meritorious claims and contentions, expediting litigation, candor toward tribunals, fairness to opposing counsel, impartiality and decorum of tribunals, trial publicity, lawyers and witnesses, special responsibilities of prosecutors, truthfulness in statements to others, communications between lawyers and opposing parties and dealing with unrepresented persons. Attendees will learn the relevant provisions of the DC rules of professional conduct relating to these ethical issues.

For information visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, visit www.dcbar.org.